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Relationship Between Onset of Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Weather Conditions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Taijiro Mishina, Atsushi Watanabe, Masahiro Miyajima, Junji Nakazawa

The last four days matter: larger changes in atmospheric pressure correlate with primary spontaneous pneumothorax. This paper matches two hospital databases with meteorologic data of a geographic area in Japan over more than five years.

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